Penguins defeat Red Wings 2-1 in shootout (31-Jan-2010)
The Pittsburgh Penguins defeat the Red Wings 2-1 in shootout in front of 17,105 at Mellon Arena. Sidney Crosby opened the scoring late in the second period with a nice forehand-to-backhand move in tight. Detroit tied the game near the middle of the third to send the game to overtime and then a shootout. Crosby and Evgeni Malkin converted their attempts and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped both Detroit attempts for the win. Pittsburgh outshot the Wings 47-24.
Penguins lose 4-1 to Senators (28-Jan-2010)
The Penguins lose 4-1 to the red-hot Ottawa Senators in front of 17,084 at Mellon Arena. Evgeni Malkin scored 1:34 in for Pittsburgh but the Senators got two in the first and two in the third for their eighth straight win.
Conner recalled from WBS (28-Jan-2010)
The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forward Chris Conner from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.
Conner and Johnson sent down to WBS (26-Jan-2010)
The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forwards Chris Conner and Nick Johnson to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.
Penguins defeat Rangers 4-2 (25-Jan-2010)
Chris Conner, called up earlier in the day, scores twice including the game-winner as the Penguins defeat the Rangers 4-2 in front of 18,200 at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers had a 2-1 lead near the middle of the third when the Penguins scored twice in a one-minute span thirty seconds after the Rangers second goal. Pittsburgh is now 4-0 versus the Rangers this season.
Penguins recall Conner (25-Jan-2010)
The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forward Chris Conner from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League. In a related note, Bill Guerin and Alex Goligoski will both miss tonight's game against the Rangers due to injury.
Penguins defeat Flyers 2-1 (24-Jan-2010)
The Penguins defeat the Flyers 2-1 on a late Matt Cooke power-play goal in front of 19,798 at Wachovia Center. The teams traded goals in the first period with Sergei Gonchar netting a power play goal for his 8th of the season at 14:33 of the first. Cooke's game-winner was a deflection of a Gonchar shot at 18:13 of the third.
Penguins lose 6-3 to Capitals (21-Jan-2010)
The Capitals score three in the third and defeat the Penguins 6-3 in front of 17,132 at Mellon Arena. The teams entered the third tied at three with Pittsburgh getting goals from Sidney Crosby, Nick Johnson, and Kris Letang but Washington scored twice in a 53 second span early in the final period and added an Alexander Ovechkin empty-netter for the win.
Penguins recall Jeffrey and Johnson (21-Jan-2010)
The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled forwards Dustin Jeffrey and Nick Johnson from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.
Penguins top Islanders 6-4 (19-Jan-2010)
Sidney Crosby has a six point night and Evgeni Malkin has a hat trick in Pittsburgh's 6-4 win over the Islanders in front of 16,981 at Mellon Arena. New York overcame a three goal deficit to tie the game in the third but Malkin added two power play goals including an empty-netter to seal the victory. Crosby had two goals and four assists matching his career-high for points in a game. Brent Johnson made 31 saves on 35 shots in goal.
Pens fall 6-2 to Canucks (17-Jan-2010)
The Penguins playing without their top two goaltenders lose 6-2 to the Canucks in front of 18,810 at General Motors Place. Pittsburgh entered the game with a goaltending duo of John Curry and emergency signing Alexander Pechurski. Curry surrendered 5 goals on 14 shots and was pulled for the 19 year old junior Pechurski who stopped 12 of 13 and was named the game's third star.
Penguins score three in third to beat Oilers 3-2 (14-Jan-2010)
The Penguins trailed 2-0 after two but scored three times in the third to defeat Edmonton 3-2 in front of 16,839 at Rexall Place. Jordan Staal assisted on all three goals as he set up Tyler Kennedy, Matt Cooke and Pascal Dupuis in a 7:12 span in the first-half of the third.
Penguins lose 7-4 to Flyers (7-Jan-2010)
The Penguins give up seven goals on 31 shots and lose 7-4 to the Flyers in front of 17,095 at Mellon Arena. Philadelphia chased goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury early in the first after scoring four goals on 15 shots and then put an additional three past Brent Johnson. Pittsburgh has now lost six of its last seven and seven of its last nine games.
Penguins stop skid with 5-2 win over Atlanta (5-Jan-2010)
The Penguins put an end to their season-high, five-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers in front of 17,049 at Mellon Arena. Pittsburgh got goals from Kris Letang, Jordan Staal (2), Ruslan Fedotenko, and just-called-up Luca Caputi.